Offshore wind is a fast growing industry with several business opportunities for companies with offshore and maritime competence.

Ongoing activities to build competence on Offshore Wind and identify niches for technological development and market opportunities for NODE-companies. Establish network with relevant actors in the industry and position for relevant R&D programs.

Segment: New Markets

Project owner: GCE NODE

Project Manager: Marianne Engvoll

GCE NODE contact: Marianne Engvoll

Period: Running

Funding: No external funding. Pre-study funded by Regional Research Fund.

Partners: Nippon Foundation, IFE

    August 15th 2017

    Calls for Norwegian full-scale offshore wind farm

    Statoil is building the world’s first floating wind farm outside of Scotland. The oil and gas giant would love to build renewable production in Norway.

    October 24th 2018

    Discussed offshore wind in Japan

    GCE NODE companies, Equinor and the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy met with Nippon Foundation in Tokyo to discuss offshore wind collaboration.

    November 26th 2015

    “NODE should focus on floating offshore wind”

    A group of business students recommends that NODE companies focus on floating installations in deep water, when exploring the offshore wind market.

    August 28th 2018

    “We are ready!”

    GCE NODE companies are ready to contribute to Equinor's plans for a floating wind farm. Some have already been part of a similar Equinor project.

    August 28th 2018

    Equinor considers floating wind farm in Norway

    GCE NODE companies are well positioned to contribute to Equinor’s plans to build a floating wind farm on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

    June 27th 2018

    Exploring offshore wind with Equinor, Japan

    GCE NODE, Equinor, MacGregor and Origo Solutions recently met with high-level representatives of a number of Japanese offshore wind companies.

    April 06th 2017

    Huge opportunities in offshore wind

    “Offshore wind is getting serious! And it presents huge opportunities for the oil and gas industry.”

    September 08th 2018

    Visited Equinor’s Hywind turbine

    Representatives from MacGregor, Telenor Maritime and Global Ocean Technology joined Equinor for a closer look at the Hywind floating wind turbine.